Month: October 2012

MORE HOLLYWOOD ANTICS: ZOE SALDANA ON THE SET OF NINA SIMONE BIOPIC (OH DEAR)

Several days ago I posted news about the up and coming Nina Simone biopic starring Zoe Saldana (a controversial choice), and photographs of Zoe on set. Click HERE if you missed it. The unauthorised biopic is directed by Cynthia Mort and executive produced by Interscope Records founder Jimmy ‘cretin’ Iovine. Check out more photographs below of Zoe on the set. View more photographs here…. NO COMMENT! Rest In Peace Eunice Kathleen Waymon (Nina Simone)

UK WEB SERIES: DEAR JESUS (EPISODE 1-5)

Dear Jesus follows Mercedes, a young fashion journalist whose life is thrown into disarray and finds solace in her prayers which she writess down in her laptop. The 5 part series is brought to you by WONDERLONDON FILMS’ writer, director and producer Danielle A. Scott-Haughton. WARNING: SOME PROFANITY … … … … … I really enjoyed this series and look forward to watching season 2. Well done Danielle.

UK NEWS: JIMMY SAVILE’S FAMILY RELEASE STATEMENT ADDRESSING SEX ABUSE ALLEGATIONS

The family of the late showbiz personality Jimmy Saville has issued a statement on the first anniversary of his death addressing the sex abuse allegations currently surrounding the dead star and have expressed their compassion for his alleged victims. A year ago our uncle, Sir Jimmy Savile, passed away. It was a shock when it happened as I had only seen him the week before and although seeming under the weather, I had no concerns over his wellbeing. A week later he was []

LABRINTH HAS SOME ADVICE FOR THE MOBO AWARDS – SCRAP ‘MUSIC OF BLACK ORIGIN’ CALL IT ‘MUSIC OF URBAN ORIGIN’

In an interview with that poor excuse for a newspaper The Daily Star, artist and producer Labrinth says the MOBO Awards (Music of Black Origin) has lost it’s identity followed by: “I think it is a bit weird because Ed Sheeran doesn’t make black music, and neither does Conor Maynard – he makes commercial pop. He added: “Even I’m not making black music. It’s commercial music, but at least it is more related to hip-hop so it makes more sense. I don’t think []

HOLLYWOOD ANTICS: ZOE SALDANA “TRANFORMS” IN TO THE LEGENDARY NINA SIMONE FOR BIOPIC

For those of you who don’t know Hollywood is in the process of bringing the life of the legendary singer and activist Nina Simone to the silver screen, and some bright spark has cast Zoe Saldana (Miss I am black when it is convenient) in the leading role. This has caused outrage for obvious reasons and an online petition was set up in protest of the decision to cast Saldana in the role. Not even Nina’s own daughter Simone Kelly is happy with the actress chosen to play her mother. []

UK NEWS: 17 YEAR OLD TV STAR CHARGED WITH SEXUALLY ASSAULTING A 14 YEAR OLD BOY

A 17-year old TV star has been charged with sex attacks on a 14-year-old boy which allegedly happened in a theatre and at a school. Via The Press Association The performer, who police have not publicly named because of his age, is accused of orally raping and sexually touching the teenager at a London theatre in July 2010. He is also accused of two counts of sexual assault in September 2010, and assault by beating in April 2011, all at a school in London. All []

UK TV: ANGIE LE MAR SET TO HOST NEW CHAT SHOW

The TV Collective reports that comedian, actor, writer and presenter Angie Le Mar will host a new talk show titled Ladies Talk on Vox Africa (Sky Channel 218). The programme will bring together some of the UK’s brightest and insightful women in a panel discussion show featuring topical and intelligent conversation on everything from the latest events happening within the world of politics to celebrity news and gossip. Ladies Talk will air in front of a live studio audience on Wednesday, 31 October. If you would []

CAR CRASH TV OF THE DAY: VOCALLY CHALLENGED CHERYL COLE OPENS ‘STAND UP TO CANCER’ SHOW (VIDEO)

The “nations sweetheart” and biggest fraud Chery Cole crashed and burned live on Channel 4 earlier while opening the ‘Stand Up To Cancer’ benefit show. Once again the fact that Cheryl cannot sing was exposed to the nation when this happened: [Thanks Lorraine] Hahahahahaha oh dear. Somewhere out there Sophie Amogbokpa who Cheryl punched in the face in a nightclub toilet and “allegedly” racially abused back in 2003 is laughing her head off. After this piece of TV gold aired Cheryl’s head cheerleader showbiz coluumist Dan Wootton tweeted: Oh []

VIDEO: NICKI MINAJ FT CASSIE – THE BOYS

… How does Nicki Minaj continue to get away with releasing rubbish like this? After she steps out of the recording booth who keeps telling her “yea Nicki that was FIRE?” What is going on here? And Cassie should just focus on modelling or just being that weirdo Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ ‘trophy’ girlfriend. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?